TrainingProgramsTrainer's EDGE

Boy Scouts of America

Trainer's EDGE® Development Conference

Date TBA



Open to Everyone!
Required training for NYLT and Wood Badge Staffs
The Trainer's EDGE®, replaces the Trainer Development Conference (BSA 500) as the required train-the-trainer course for Wood Badge and NYLT staffs. Only practice can polish skills, and this course is intended to “train the trainer” on behaviors and resources while offering hands-on experience in methods and media.
Pre-course Preparation:  You must prepare a 10-12 minute presentation on a topic from any BSA material. Your presentation should allow you to demonstrate the skills of a trainer.   You will receive constructive feedback on your presentation from the other participants.
Who Should Attend? 
  • Youth trainers for NYLT, Venturing, Order of the Arrow, and summer camp staff. (Must be at least 14)
  • Pack Trainers and Den Chiefs, Current or new District trainers in Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity and Venturing
  • Council trainers for NYLT, Youth Protection, University of Scouting and POW WOW
  • Commissioners – All Unit, District, ADC and Roundtable
  • ANYONE in scouting who is interested and wants to learn to communicate ideas better!
When:   TBA 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (check-in starts at 8:30 am)
Where:  American Urological Association, 1000 Corporate Blvd., Linthicum, MD 21090
Cost: $TBA – Includes continental breakfast, beverages, lunch and course materials
Questions Contact Ellery Loomis